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Instructors

Allison Esquivel

Studio Owner and Certified Pilates Instructor
Allison Esquivel

Certified at Long Beach Dance Conditioning with Marie José. A strong base in rehabilitation and almost 15 years of teaching experience. Allison has a ballet background, which lead her to obtain a B.A. in Theater at Dance from Chapman University. Allison is passionate about helping people live a better quality of life, and feeling good from the inside out.

Brenda Galvan

Certified Pilates Instructor
Brenda Galvan
Brenda is a California Native that has traveled and lived internationally throughout her life. After graduating from the University of California, San Diego she entered the marketing business, which is when she also discovered Pilates and immediately fell in love with the practice. After long days of sitting at a desk designing collateral sales pieces and managing e-commerce data, Pilates helped her free her mind from the daily stresses and equally important made her body feel great; strong and flexible.

Brenda decided to take her passion of Pilates to the next level and made the life-changing decision to switch careers to become a full-time certified Pilates Instructor. Brenda completed the Body Arts and Science International® (BASI) comprehensive teacher-training program in Costa Mesa where she studied under the acclaimed teachers Rael Isacowitz and Jennifer Pearlstein. She is continuously broadening her knowledge in this field through specialized workshops and educational programs. Brenda received her certification to teach Pilates for Pre- and Postnatal clients. She also specialized in teaching Pilates through an Athletic approach.  Additionally, she designs and provides customized Mat Pilates group classes to corporate companies and gyms.

When she’s not in the Pilates studio, Brenda continues to stay active with her Catahoula Leopard mix pup. She also enjoys hiking, yoga and stand-up paddle boarding.

Vanessa Naja

Vanessa Naja

Certified Pilates Instructor

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